First Vice President, Country Analytics Lead

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 12 Dec 17

First Vice President, Country Analytics Lead



The Data Management Office (DMO) is a business function that covers Enterprise Data Governance, Data Management, Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Data Strategy. Data Management Office ensures that UOB meets all data governance standards set by data regulators and optimize data management and usage to help UOB make smarter, faster and more accurate decisions and to improve operational efficiency.

The Big Data Analytics Group (BDAG) leads the transformational build, use, and deployment of the banks next generation analytics capabilities across the organization. This exciting role will play a pivotal part as an Analytics Centre of Excellence that will take analytics to the next level through use of latest data and analytics technology currently being deployed. You will work either individually or in project teams to help the organization progress towards a self-service data discovery culture.

This is a unique role where the right candidate will be able to make a significant and visible contribution within a short period of time.

Your responsibilities:
  • Develop and deliver the regional data analytics strategy for UOB, including establishment of an international team of data analytics professionals
  • Support group wide business units locally and across borders in developing data analytics solutions and roadmaps
  • Manage and lead delivery of analytical solutions including analytical deep-dives and dashboards to help businesses leverage their internal data assets for strategic decision making
  • Provide consultative support to stakeholders and senior management through use of data analytics and also in deployment of data analytics capabilities
  • Support portfolio management with in-depth analysis of key segments and business drivers.
  • Support the Enterprise Data Architecture and Governance Program and Big Data Program to develop the Analytics Capabilities and drive the Change Management agenda for the group.
  • Drive innovation initiatives under the business leadership team's guidance and directives.

Requirements:
  • Degree in analytical or mathematic disciplines (e.g. Finance, Statistics, Commerce, Accounting, Business or a related discipline). Post graduate qualifications such as MBA will be a strong plus.
  • Min. 10 years working experience in Analytics or Business Intelligence leadership roles
  • Advanced experience in SQL, SAS, Tableau, Qlik or other analytical tools is required.
  • Experience working in Financial Services / Banking / Consulting or related sectors is required
  • Experience in Data Warehousing and Big Data ecosystem is required, with Data Modelling experience a strong plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated success presenting in a clear and compelling manner to cross-functional stakeholders that persuades action
  • Have a strong appreciation of project management and business processes to help drive organizational results
  • Ability to work and thrive in a dynamic team-oriented environment
  • Experience managing or working in a regional data analytics function is required
  • Some travel will be required